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department of the interior. division of motion pictures
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pazzetti
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stillman fires collection; tacoma fire department (video) - castle films (sound)
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stuart finley, inc
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Home Movies
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Trip to Europe, Part 3. Athens. St George Chapel, Lycopetus Hill. A Refugee Shampoo. Roman Theatre. US Destroyers. Aboard the Worden. Unloading Goats. Steamer Lamartine - Piraeus to Marseilles. The Sheik. Pompeii. Coast of Corsica. Rough Weather on the Aquitania - Homeward Bound. George Wallace Struble (1886-1971) was born in Oregon. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1908 before moving to Pennsylvania to work for Bethlehem Steel, where he eventually became a Vice President. In...
Topics: home movies, vacation, Athens, Pompeii, Greece
PeriscopeFilm
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This sepia 1960 film CHALLENGE OF THE OCEANS by the National Academy of Sciences is from a series of reports on Planet Earth. The film begins with brief underwater footage of a woman scuba diving ( 0:06 - 0:10 ). A researcher works with a tide gauge ( 0:11 - 0:27 ). Navy Scientists use nautical equipment to analyze the ocean floor and water samples ( 0:28 -59). A ship navigates in tumultuous waters ( 1:20 - 2:03 ). The camera pans around the 1597 painting “Alexander Is Lowered Into The Sea”...
Topics: Stock Footage, High Definition
Prelinger Archives
by American Documentary Films, Inc.
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The Regional Planning Association of America's plea for community chaotic cities and urban sprawl. Directors: Ralph Steiner and Willard Van Dyke. Script: Henwar Rodakiewicz, from an outline by Pare Lorentz. Commentary written by Lewis Mumford. Narrator: Morris Carnovsky. Photography: Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke, Jules V.D. Bucher, Edward Anhalt, Roger Barlow and Rudolph Bretz. Editor: Theodore Lawrence. Music: Aaron Copland.
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Topics: Sustainability: 1930s, City planning, Regionalism
Educational Films
by Stuart Finley, Inc
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Demonstrates principles of solid waste management. Describes the problems of collecting and disposing of refuse, garbage, and other solid wastes, and outlines the technology of solid waste disposal. Illustrates various alternatives available to municipalities concurrently attempting to dispose of solid wastes economically while controlling air pollution Summary Portrays America's solid waste problem and its relation to air pollution and water contamination. Outlines alternatives for community...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Refuse and refuse disposal, Integrated solid waste management, Water...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Community Video
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A one colored Finnish silent film from 1922.
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Universal Newsreels
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(1) "New York City: Forty thousand sons and daughters of Erin march up Fifth Avenue in a stirring revival of the annual St. patrick's Day parade. Half a million Gothamites watch the tremendous spectacle from packed curbstones and vantage points in high buildings." (2) Jafsie Back Home For Quiz "New York City: Dr. Condon, famous Lindbergh case witness, returns from a sudden Central American vacation to face further questioning, by Governor Hoffman, in the Executive's struggle to...
Living New Deal Project
by Department of the Interior. Division of Motion Pictures
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Shows the lakes and forests of Minnesota. Tourists sail boats on a lake, cook on an outdoor grill, picnic at outdoor tables, and swim and fish in lakes. National Archives Identifier: 11651 Local Identifier: 48.19 Creator(s): Department of the Interior. Division of Motion Pictures. (? - ?) (Most Recent) From: Series : Motion Picture Film Documentation of the Diverse Activities of the Department of the Interior, compiled 1916 - 1976 * Record Group 48: Records of the Office of the Secretary of the...
Topics: Boats and boating, Fishing, Forests and forestry, Lakes, Minnesota, Motion pictures, Swimming,...
Stock Footage
by Stillman Fires Collection; Tacoma Fire Department (Video) - Castle Films (Sound)
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In November, 1940, the newly completed Tacoma Narrows Bridge, opened barely four months before, swayed and collapsed in a 42 mile-per-hour wind. There were no casualties except a dog trapped in a car stranded on the bridge. A rescue was attempted (by the man with the pipe), but the frightened animal would not leave the car. The site was declared a National Historic Landmark to discourage relic seekers and salvage operations. This file is a composite of the good quality Internet Archive file and...
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Topics: stock footage, standard 4:3, historic, 1940, bridges, Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse, disaster